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Will Fluticasone Propionate Reduce Swelling In Nose
Wait a few minutes: Try to wait 10-15 minutes to allow absorption of the medication. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Yes, but don't: It is safe to blow your nose as there are no direct health risks. However, if you blow your nose immediately after dosing, you will decrease the amount of medication on the nasal mucosa , delivering a smaller and most likely less effective dose, if you experience runny nose or post nasal drip after dosing, i recommendgently wiping your nose, not blowing. Can try a new "dry" nasal spray. ...Read more
Do nasal steroids such as fluticasone propionate increase susceptibility to infection? Am I more likely to catch a cold virus in the nose?
Ok: Not aware of it being a problem ...Read more
For years: Nasal steroid sprays are very safe. As long as you dont develop complications like bleeding, long term daily use under the supervision of your doctor is safe. Be sure to aim the tip up and out on each side to avoid trauma to nasal septum. ...Read more
Not really: Fluticasone is a nasal steroids spray that works to decrease the allergic inflammation in one's nose and subsequently decreased one's nasal allergy symptoms. A decongestant, for example pseudphed, is a vaso constrictor, that shrinks blood vessel that ultimately shrinks the nasal mucosa. ...Read more
Been using fluticasone propionate daily since June. Is that bad? Only thing that helps my nasal airways from allergies that causes asthma.
It's Ok: The main recommend treatment for allergic rhinitis (runny nose) is the use of nasal steroids. The steroid has minimal absorption into your blood stream. Main side effect noted in some is dryness and nose bleeds. Consider using nasal saline spray to clear the nose frequently and to keep the skin hydrated. Try a nasal saline wash each evening to rid your nose of the day's pollen. ...Read more
Can fluticasone propionate nasal spray, 50 mcg help unblock your eustasian tube that resulted from a cold?
Fluticasone: I think this is the best type of product on the market to accomplish what you need with your sinuses and eustachian tubes and such. ...Read more
I primed my Fluticasone Propionate 50 mcg nasal by pumping it 6 times in a half full water bottle. A day later I forgot and I drank the water. am i ok?
Yes: The amount is too small to noticeably affect you. ...Read more
Yes: Fluticasone is a nasal steroid spray while Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a traditional antihistamine. There is no drug interactions to worry about. For allergy treatment, consider a new generation antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec or Allegra as they have less side effects than benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
I was prescribed fluticasone propionate 50mcg, each nostril. Haven't noticed it helping my breathing due to deviated septum. Is there a better option?
Yes: septoplsty by plastic surgeon or ENTGet a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: Asthma that is allergy triggered can be positively affected by fluticasone. Of course, avoidance of the "trigger" (if possible) is even better. Air conditioning (HEPA filters) dust mite proof covers on bedding. removal of carpeting- especially if cats and dogs were involved could all help Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the fluticasone propionate nasal spray helps with my asthma, does that mean my asthma is due to allergies?
Can I use fluticasone propionate nasal spray, fexofenadine hydrochloride & diphenhydramine hydrochloride at the same time?
Yes, but: The combination treatment of a topical nasal steroid spray such as fluticasone and a new generation antihistamine such as fexofenadine is a great combination. The use of old antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine (benadryl) is usually not necessary and carries more side effects. If symptoms are not controlled on this regimen seek advice from an allergist for a better plan. ...Read more
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